View Full Version : [ubuntu] Help needed from PC novice!

February 5th, 2013, 12:21 PM
Hi all, i am desperately hoping you can help!!

I have been studying the forum for a few hours now and can't fnd a solution to my issue!

I have followed the usb installer instructions to enable me to use Ubuntu on it's own on my HP Mini 110-3000 notebook, my problem is when i get to the section where i need to enter "precise desktop .iso"..........there is none abailable anywhere to choose from?!

I have resorted to using the windows installer at the moment but would like to remove windows altogether, however after reading the LONG and COMPLICATED instructions on doing theis, would really rather avoid this!

So, can anyone tell em how to get past this section with the missing .iso file to allow me to install it completely on its own?
Many thanks


February 5th, 2013, 01:44 PM
What section to enter the ISO are you talking about? Are you talking about creating the live usb with ubuntu, or the actual installation process after you have started it?

Depending what program are you using the create the live usb, most are simple to use. You only have to tell it which ISo to use. You will have the ISO downloaded on that computer first.

Mark Phelps
February 5th, 2013, 03:10 PM
If you created an Ubuntu installation USB, there is NO ISO file because you used that to create the bootable USB stick. You simply boot from that stick and do the installation.

This should give you the option to use the entire disk -- which sounds like what you want to do.

February 5th, 2013, 06:08 PM
Did you follow this advice?


How to create a USB stick on Windows.